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Wind Tunnel Technician

  • Location

    Brackley, Northamptonshire

  • Sector:

    Automotive, Motorsport

  • Job disciplines:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Jeff Lane

  • Contact email:

    jeff.lane@jonlee.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    70000

  • Salary low:

    30000

  • Job ref:

    BBBH50257

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-02-11

  • Consultant:

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Wind Tunnel Technician - F1 - Brackley - Permanent/Contract - Competitive salary/rate
I am seeking a Wind Tunnel Technician to join a successful F1 Team. This is a permanent role, but our client will consider a contract basis.
The Wind Tunnel Technician will report to the Wind Tunnel Operations Manager within the Aerodynamics department.

What you will do
As Wind Tunnel Technician

  • Operating the wind tunnel for aerodynamic and engineering tests.
  • Creation of and testing of ride maps
  • Model installs and pre-occupancy runs and checks.
  • Assisting the two model technicians with model changes.
  • To assist with any special requests from the aerodynamicist for part preparation or data analysis
  • Analysis of tunnel performance data both short term and long term.
  • Operation of wind tunnel instrumentation



What you will need
As Wind Tunnel Technician

  • A minimum HND in Engineering and ideally some practical experience of wind tunnel or similar testing.
  • Knowledge of instrumentation and data acquisition is essential.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Experience of Diablo and Toolbox software would be an advantage
  • Willingness to work nightshifts



What you will get
As Wind Tunnel Technician

  • Experience of working for a successful F1 Team
  • A competitive salary/rate with generous shift allowance
  • Career progression



Applications
Suitably experienced Wind Tunnel Technicians should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter

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